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Thomas Tuchel is SACKED by PSG, just hours after a 4-0 victory

…with Mauricio Pochettino ‘set to replace him’ as he picks Paris with no vacancies in Manchester or Madrid on the horizon.

  • Thomas Tuchel has been sacked by Paris St-Germain just days before Christmas
  • Ex-Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is being lined up as his replacement
  • Pochettino has already spoken to PSG chief about becoming their new manager 
  • Reports in Germany claim Tuchel was sacked hours after Wednesday’s 4-0 win 

Thomas Tuchel has been sacked by Paris Saint-Germain and is set to be replaced by Mauricio Pochettino, with a meeting with the former Tottenham boss planned for today. 

Pochettino has already spoken to PSG chiefs about succeeding Tuchel, who was revealed to have been sacked on Wednesday night, just hours after overseeing PSG’s 4-0 win over Racing Strasbourg.

According to Sky Germany, PSG’s sporting director Leonardo sacked the 47-year-old after the club’s emphatic win at the Parc des Princes, which came four months after Tuchel led the Parisian outfit to the Champions League final.Thomas Tuchel has reportedly been sacked by Paris Saint-Germain just days before Christmas.

Pochettino has been without a club since parting company with Tottenham last year and is being lined up to make a return to the club where he featured as a player.

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Pochettino has been linked with the other top managerial positions across the continent with Barcelona, Real Madrid and Manchester United all being linked with the 48-year-old in the past year. However, he has been biding his time for the perfect project.

Pochettino recently said: ‘I have always said that one day it would be a pleasure to manage a big club like Paris, a dream.

‘I try to watch all of their games, especially in the Champions League and sometimes I speak with [Paris Saint-Germain assistant coach] Jean-Louis Gasset.’ 

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